For nearly fifteen years, we have been changing and saving the lives of women and children at Sheltering Wings, a domestic violence shelter serving Hendricks County and surrounding areas. But we could not have had that impact alone. Sheltering Wings has been carried on the wings of community compassion and giving through the years, often through ‘random acts of kindness.’

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Growing up in an abusive home

One of the volunteers at Sheltering Wings recently opened up to us about his own childhood.

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Looking for ways to get involved?

Check out our upcoming events and meetings! Join our Youth Council or Premier Event Planning Committee.
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Thank You!

Special thanks to all who supported our kitchen renovation. Your help makes a difference with each and every meal we share!

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There is Hope

Sheltering Wings was formed in the name and for the sake of Jesus Christ. We will extend the love and compassion of Christ to women and their children in the desperate circumstances of domestic abuse. Christ was never coercive or offensive and neither are our services. Our assistance will be offered to any victim of any background in the name of Christ.

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Upcoming Events

Dec
7
Thu
6:30 pm Embracing Empowerment @ Sheltering Wings Community Room
Embracing Empowerment @ Sheltering Wings Community Room
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Embracing Empowerment @ Sheltering Wings Community Room | Danville | Indiana | United States
Embracing Empowerment meets every Thursday, 6:30-8:00pm, December 7, 14, 21, 28. Embracing Empowerment is a support group which is open to residents and community members.  This support group will help victims and survivors gain knowledge[...]
Dec
12
Tue
6:30 pm Teens That Talk-Youth Council Me... @ Sheltering Wings
Teens That Talk-Youth Council Me... @ Sheltering Wings
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Teens That Talk-Youth Council Meeting @ Sheltering Wings
Teens That Talk Youth Council is a group of students from various schools in Hendricks County, Avon, Plainfield, Brownsburg, Danville and Tri-West.  They range in ages from freshman to seniors.   Our mission is to raise[...]

Sheltering Wings
Serving Hendricks County
& Surrounding Areas
Danville, Indiana | (317) 718-5460

uwci_logo Sheltering Wings Center for Women is a domestic violence shelter in Danville, Indiana, serving Hendricks County and surrounding areas. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a Christ-centered philosophy that focuses on building stable, independent lives. Our 68-bed shelter facility provides safe emergency housing and additional services for women and children suffering from any form of domestic abuse. Our 24-Hour Crisis Line (317-745-1496) connects victims of both genders and their advocates with help and resources.

 

 

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We are proud to announce Sheltering Wings Center for Women has earned a second consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.  This is the highest possible rating and indicates that our organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way.  By demonstrating our commitment to nonprofit transparency we have also earned the  Gold Star Seal of Transparency from Guide Star.  We strive to be good stewards of all we are given.